Tickets available for Long Purple Line luncheon


Tickets are available for the annual luncheon honoring the latest inductees into Northwestern State University’s alumni hall of distinction, the Long Purple Line.

The 2022 inductees are Tommy Chester and Lola Dunahoe of Natchitoches, Dr. Johnny Cox of Coushatta. Tynes Hildebrand of Shreveport, Gail Metoyer Jones of Natchez, and Carlos Treadway of London, England. The inductees will be honored at a luncheon on Friday, October 21 at 11:30 a.m. at the Natchitoches Events Center. Tickets are $30 and are available at

For more information, contact Danielle Cobb at (318) 357-5513 or